Tag: disengaged employees

14
Dec

HR Hot Topics for 2017

We asked a handful of thought leaders what they learned in the last year. Then we asked a larger group of HR influencers and leaders what they’ll be focusing on, and what talent-focused organizations should be watching, in the next year. Here’s what they said. Stay tuned for our next post where we asked other questions, including what HR Hot Topics leaders

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1
Dec

4 Ways the Best HR Leaders Support Organizational Change

How do you define a “strong” or “positive” company culture?  How do you maintain a strong culture through organizational change? It’s true that a so-called “strong” company culture is one where employees are engaged.   When employees are engaged performance, productivity, retention, profitability, innovation, service, and customer experience all benefit. But as a recent Harvard Business Review article, “HR Can’t

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5
Feb

What It Really Takes to Boost Engagement

Less than a third of U.S. workers were engaged in their jobs in 2014, and a majority of them were not engaged,  new study suggests. Those numbers actually represent an improvement over recent years. As you know, employee engagement can be a tricky thing to manage, so this week’s roundup looks at ways you can boost engagement at your workplace

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4
Dec

President Obama Tells Federal Managers to Focus on Employee Engagement

As Chris Powell and I often point out, employee engagement makes a big difference in every workplace. Last week, President Obama affirmed the federal government is no exception with a memo to agency leaders from the Office of Management and Budget, the Office of Personnel Management and the Presidential Personnel Office, which said the government’s senior managers will soon be

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9
Sep

The Cost of Ignoring Employee Engagement

Only 30 percent of U.S. employees are engaged in their work, while 70 percent are actively disengaged and failing to meet their full potential on the job, Gallup researchers wrote last year in the company’s report “The State of the American Workplace: Employee Engagement Insights for U.S. Business Leaders.” That’s bad news, but shows American companies have room to improve

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